One of the strongest rhythms in our homeschool is work out of our Morning Time Basket. The basket holds our history spine, a poetry anthology, songbooks, and our Bible memory work. We spend time reading aloud everyday. This shared learning simplifies our schedule, and builds our family culture as we share good words together. ~ Don’t miss the discount code and giveaway at the end!
Spring’s the right time for science! After the dark, cold days of winter, spring arrives with warmer temperatures, longer days, and touches of green. It’s time to plant seeds and watch them sprout. It’s time to watch caterpillars eat and grow and change into butterflies. This year we purchased a Butterfly Kit from Insect Lore. The kit comes with a cup of 5 caterpillars, food,
At our house handwriting practice was causing friction. My verbal, creative 2nd grader just didn’t like any kind of writing. I was on the look out for something that might change her mind. She liked how fancy my own cursive handwriting looked! Maybe cursive was the solution to our handwriting troubles? We started a program at the beginning of the school year, but she found
A few years ago Jamie Martin from Simple Homeschooling wrote about creating a Baking School for her children. Each child made a sweet treat three times: once just watching Jamie, once with help, and once on their own. I thought her plan was pure genius! I had visions of happily working side by side with my children, creating food that sustains us all. But, like